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Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By WILDWILLY
Oh well....just 1 more world class fishery down...

Oh well....just 1 more world class fishery down the drain. No more monster Crappie.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By WILDWILLY
Friend from Safford had good fishing the fall of...

Friend from Safford had good fishing the fall of 2017.
Fishing for me in Feb 2018 was only fair to poor.
Would like to see current pics if you can find and post them.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By WILDWILLY
San carlos

In September of 2012 the level in San Carlos dropped to 2403 and they had a massive fish kill.
The lake rebounded in the fall of 2016 and fished very well.
This June the lake dropped to 2395 which...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By WILDWILLY
I have a pair of dive fins I would sell. ...

I have a pair of dive fins I would sell. Hurricane model, mfg by OceanWays. About 15 years old but used maybe only 30 days. Gave up on float tubes 10 years ago. PM me.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By WILDWILLY
Not sure how you equate "wildlife distance rules"...

Not sure how you equate "wildlife distance rules" with my comment about staying close to roads or trails. There are people in the NPS who are opposed to fishing and their have been discussions...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By WILDWILLY
Be greatfull that you have the opportunity to...

Be greatfull that you have the opportunity to fish the park since the NPS doesn't want visitors to get more than 100 feet from a paved road or trail since we are harassing and disturbing THEIR fish...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By WILDWILLY
Pushing down on the eye of the hook HARD rotates...

Pushing down on the eye of the hook HARD rotates the bend of the hook upwards and allows you to QUICKLY snap/jerk the hook out of the hole it made when going in. Use heavy line and the angle of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By WILDWILLY
I would like to go...keep me in the loop.

I would like to go...keep me in the loop.
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By WILDWILLY
Silver creek

Showed it to a friend who has a cabin fairly close last week. The water was dirty and very poor visibility. Not what I remember when I was there in January 4 years ago. Any explanations for this...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By WILDWILLY
need some info

Will be in St Johns beginning on the 20th for 2 weeks working on a cabin with a friend who is a novice to fly fishing. We will not tow a boat up there or have any type of floating devices.
What are...
Forum: FAQ's 09-10-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,337
Posted By WILDWILLY
need some info

I will be in St Johns for 2 weeks beginning on the 20th working on a cabin and possibly fishing with a friend who is a novice to fly fishing. Not going to tow a boat up there, or any other type of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By WILDWILLY
Not sure how much time you will have available...

Not sure how much time you will have available but the Deschutes would give you the most opportunities. Salmon Flies and Caddis in early June. About 2 hours to the mouth from Portland and it is an...
Forum: Fly Chat 09-09-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,842
Posted By WILDWILLY
Spirit River sells silver lined clear glass...

Spirit River sells silver lined clear glass beads. Used them for years on Chironomids.
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,839
Posted By WILDWILLY
You might want to rethink warm water fishing in...

You might want to rethink warm water fishing in Arizona as I caught this 17" Crappie 2 weeks ago.
http://www.azflyandtie.com/photopost/data/500/medium/17_INCH_CRAPPIE.JPG
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,782
Posted By WILDWILLY
Posted this last spring but since it was my first...

Posted this last spring but since it was my first Telapia with a bow I thought I would share again. Not as easy as it would seem. Wish they would eat a fly more readily....
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By WILDWILLY
So good to see many people willing to help. This...

So good to see many people willing to help. This is the right thing to do, in many situations.
Forum: Juanuary 2016 - Jan 16,17,18 12-22-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,493
Posted By WILDWILLY
I like the whiskey part !

I like the whiskey part !
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,531
Posted By WILDWILLY
I fly Alaska a couple times every year. Four or...

I fly Alaska a couple times every year. Four or 5 3pc or 4pc rods inside a 4" tube as my carry-on item and the reels in a small backpack which is my personal item. Never had an issue. Not sure...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By WILDWILLY
Very easy for some forum members to determine the...

Very easy for some forum members to determine the proper line weight for the rod; just start casting with an 8wt and progress down to 5wt.
If the rod casts a line suitable for the type of fishing...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By WILDWILLY
Happy Thanksgiving everyone. 28 degrees right...

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. 28 degrees right now and dropping. Can't wait until February when I can bask in the desert sun.
Forum: Fly Chat 08-26-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 96,799
Posted By WILDWILLY
Nothing wrong with a "rolled" wing and a "tent"...

Nothing wrong with a "rolled" wing and a "tent" wing usually breaks down after a little fishing. If I can find a good video showing how to set the wings I will send it to you but the simple way to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By WILDWILLY
Had a record run of Sockeye in June on the...

Had a record run of Sockeye in June on the Columbia but it took too long for the Oregon and Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife to "discover" the problem and ask the BPA to dump more colder...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,657
Posted By WILDWILLY
Fly rods only since I was 10 years old, except...

Fly rods only since I was 10 years old, except for Catfish. They do eat flies but for me this is an incidental catch. Need to have Dub explain how to specifically target them with a fly as they are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By WILDWILLY
Just out of curiosity I googled "rattlesnake...

Just out of curiosity I googled "rattlesnake gaiters" last night and found plenty of interesting products.
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By WILDWILLY
Wore plastic "leggins" that zipped together and...

Wore plastic "leggins" that zipped together and covered from the top of my foot to above the knee when working 1 summer in the woods of Arkansas and Louisiana 45 years ago. Saved me from 3 strikes. ...
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